Mushers and Sled dogs Compete in the UP 200

For the past 23 years, the city of Marquette has been home to the Upper Peninsula (UP) sled dog races and Al Hardman started competing in the UP 200 21 years ago.”It’s a funny sport. It’s a lot of work. It’s my health program I guess. I like to do it be use it keeps me outside and I don’t mind the cold. I don’t know, you know, sometimes I think I’m crazy doing it,” said Al Hardman, musher.This year’s race started downtown Marquette as hundreds of spectators stood along the starting line waiting for mushers’ and their sled dogs’ to go by.Read more here:


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